Airplane Crash - Puertos Lobos, Argentina 08/17/1966

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Puertos Lobos, Argentina


Date08/17/1966
Time18:30
LocationPuertos Lobos, Argentina
OperatorAerovias Halcon
RouteRio Gallegos - Buenos Aires
TypeCurtiss C-46F-1-CU
RegistrationLV-GLA
Cn/In22534
Aboard16
Fatalities1
Ground0
SummaryDitched in the ocean after running out of fuel after a problem caused excessive fuel consumption. Decision to continue a flight with both engines impaired until ditching at night became inevitable, instead of making an emergency daytime landing on any of the various runways in the area at a time when the situation made it clear that this operation was inevitable.

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